Top News: "MIDDLE EAST: UN Says Israeli Force-Feeding Law Violation Of Internationally Human Rights" - http://www.politicoscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Israel-News-Force-feeding-involves-violent-injection-of-a-plastic-tube-in-the-prisoners-nasal-opening-to-reach-down-to-the-stomach-carrying-liquid-nutrition-1200x600.jpg - The Israeli occupation authorities on July 30 2015 have adopted law allowing the force-feeding of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. Read more.
In the United Kingdom, force-feeding was used against hunger-striking suffragettes, until the Cat and Mouse Act of 1913. Rubber tubes were inserted through the mouth (only occasionally through the nose) and into the stomach, and food poured down; the suffragettes were held down by force while the instruments were inserted into their bodies, an experience which has been likened to rape.
Fed to Wed: an ancient tradition of force-feeding girls in Mauritania to help them get married